And after buying their meat and vegetables there, organizers would like them to stick around to talk about forming a food cooperative.
The cash mob is at 10 a.m. at the market on South Water Street.
According to cashmob.com, the idea is for people to spend $10 to $20 in cash, showing how spending money with local producers can stimulate a local economy.
Then at 11 a.m., there will be a meeting at Panera Bread, 154 W. Wilson St., for people interested in forming a food cooperative, The Green Tomato, in Batavia. Organizers would like to develop such a place in the downtown, according to its Facebook page. Food cooperatives are member-owned stores. The Batavia organizers are particularly interested in developing a place that would make locally produced food available, as well as organic items and bulk items.